Multiple-choice tests exonerated, at least of some charges: fostering test-induced learning and avoiding test-induced forgetting.

Abstract

Among the criticisms of multiple-choice tests is that-by exposing the correct answer as one of the alternatives-such tests engage recognition processes rather than the productive retrieval processes known to enhance later recall. We tested whether multiple-choice tests could trigger productive retrieval processes-provided the alternatives were made… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0956797612443370

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